The Jaya Varusha (2014-15) Kodai utsavam for Woraiyur (Uraiyur) Sri Kamalavalli Nachiyar commenced on June 18, 2014; Aani Avittam. This utsavam will be celebrated in a grand manner at Trichy this week. The following are some of the photographs taken during the utsavam…
Photography by Sri Srikanth
About the temple:
In this sthalam, Periya Pirattiyar is giving her seva in two different ways. One is Irundha seva and the other one is Kidantha seva. Combining these both sevas, she is giving seva as “Urayum” (from sitting seva to sleeping seva) seva, this temple is called “Thiru Urayoor”.
Avathara Sthalam of Sri Thiruppaanazhwar – Nakshathiram – Kaarthigai – Rohini – 11 days Utsavam is perform in a grand manner. Apart from this 11 days Avathaara Uthsavam for Sri Thiruppaanaazhwar, Sri Azhwar will have Thirumanjanam and Kannadi Arai Sevai on every month rohini.
Kalyana Utsavam which is done during Panguni Utthiram.
The Moolavar of this Sthalam is Sri Sri Azhagiya Manavaalan. Srirangam Uthsavar Namperumal gets the name Sri Azhagiya Manavalan when he comes to Uraiyur. He is found in Standing (Nindra) thirukkolm (position) facing his thirumugham towards North direction along with “Prayoga Chakkaram”. Prakthyaksham for Ravidharman and all Devars. (330 crores).
The Thayaar of this Sthalam is Sri Kamalavalli Naachiyaar (Vaasakshmi). Also named as “Uraiyur Valli”. She is found in Sitting (Veetrirundha) Kolam facing North direction. The Position of the Thaayar is similar to position of a Bride who sits along with the Groom during marriage. The above positions are called as “Thirukalyana Avasaram”.
Uthsavar Thaayaar: Sri Kamalavalli Naachiyaar (Sri Vaasa Lakshmi) and Thaayar Thirunakshatram – Aayilyam (Panguni)
Sannadhis: Special sannadhi for Thiruppaan Alwar.
Kodai Uthsavam – Vaikasi/Aani – 10 days ; Vasantha Uthsavam – Vaikasi/Aani – 7 days; Navarathri Uthsavam – Purattasi – 9 days; Dolothsavam – Kaarthigai – 7 days; ThiruAdhyayana Uthsavam – Thai/Maasi – 11 days ; Theppa Uthsavam – Maasi – 7 days; Sri Kamalavalli Naachiyar – Sri Azhagiya Manavalan Serthi – Panguni Aayilyam – 1 day.
Apart from the above uthsavams thaayar will have purappadau on every Friday.
Kulasekara Alwar – 1 Paasuram
Thirumangai Alwar – 2 “ Total – 2 “
Sri Kamala Pushkarani
Vimanam: The Vimaanam is Kalyana Vimaanam